Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom
April, 2016 (paperback): Yes, we included this as one of the top books to get started on AI. But Bostrom's take on the future of humanity is just too interesting––and terrifying––to leave off this list. If you haven't checked out this philosophical and existential look at our future, pick up the paperback of Superintelligence next April.
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